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[Korea - South] Cigarette advertising in the Republic of Korea: a case illustration of The One

In this paper, we provide a semiotic analysis of packaging and promotions for KT&G's The One, which is a brand with a relatively low machine-measured tar delivery.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 19, 2012 02:25

The Relationship between Intended Use and Perceived Health Risk for a Novel Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Product

CONCLUSIONS: THS was associated with risk perceptions which were lower than CC and higher than the lowest comparators. Perceived Health Risk predicted intended use.
PMI Science (philip Morris International)
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05

[Canada, Europe, UK, USA] Stop-smoking drug hailed as 'the most effective medication' for ditching cigarettes, increases the risk of a heart attack by up to 34% AND is linked to self-harm, study finds

Varenicline, which is prescribed under the brand name Chantix in the US and Champix in Europe, significantly raises users' chances of being hospitalized or visiting an emergency room for a cardiovascular-related event even if it is taken for the recommen
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 21, 2017 16:14

[Canada] Smoking ban challenged as discriminatory

A Penticton woman who says a strata bylaw forbidding from smoking on her patio is discriminatory will have her case heard by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal....because Dandurand suffers from multiple psychiatric conditions — including post-traumatic stress
added Apr 14, 2016 01:10

E-cigarettes 'as dangerous for unborn babies as regular tobacco'

Research finds that exposure to volatile chemicals from the devices disrupts the activity of thousands of genes in the developing frontal cortex...women who smoke may harm their babies' brain development if they turn to e-cigarettes to satisfy their nico
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 14:41

Nicotine, the Wonder Drug?

This notorious stimulant may enhance learning and help treat Parkinson's, schizophrenia and other neurological diseases.
Discover Magazine
added Apr 2, 2015 19:02

Scientists decode why people get addicted to smoking

Scientists have discovered that nicotine exploits the body's cellular machinery to promote addiction ... Nicotine, the active ingredient of tobacco, activates receptors known as nAChRs and, remarkably, unlike most other drugs of abuse, it acts as a "pha
Financial Express (in)
added Dec 31, 2013 16:00

[UK] Nicotine is good for you, says tobacco firm scientist

O’Reilly said he believed nicotine had a positive impact on the brain and smoking an ecigarette was as “safe as drinking a cup of coffee”. “When you take nicotine, your brain works better. It helps with cognition, stimulates and relaxes,” said O’Reilly, w
Shafaqna (Shia International News Association) (ir)
added Dec 15, 2013 09:29

UCSF to Present Latest on Tobacco Research and Education

Postdoctoral Fellow to Explain Tobacco Industry's Ties to Tea Party at Symposium
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Feb 6, 2013 06:59

[Canada] Improper disclosure: Tobacco packaging and emission labelling regulations

Labels featuring quantitative emission values are associated with false beliefs regarding lower tar delivery and health risks. Descriptive statements about emissions are easier to understand and associated with more accurate beliefs.
Public Health
added Jun 6, 2012 13:42
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